September 4th, Sunday
  9.00 - 19.00
Registration, Placement of Posters
(Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry,
Kuprevich str., 5/2)
12.00 - 13.00
Lunch (Cafe of the IT Time Hotel)
13.00 - 19.00
Excursion (Bus will depart from the IT
Time Hotel)
Welcome Party
September 5th, Monday
The venue of the session is the
Conference Hall of the Presidium of the
National Academy of Sciences of
Belarus (Independence Avenue, 66).
Participants will be transported to the
Presidium by bus starting from the IT Time
Hotel at 09:00
9.00 -10.00
Registration (NAS Presidium)
10.00 - 10.30
Morning session
Kenji Mori, Pavel Drasar
10.30 - 11.30
Mori K.
Chemistry of semiochemicals-A personal account
  11.30 - 11.45
Volkova Y.A., Antonov Y.S., Komkov
A.V., Scherbakov A.M., Chernoburova
E.I., Zavarzin I.V.
Access to functionalized extranuclear heterosteroids via modified
acid thiohydrazides
11.45 - 12.15
12.15 - 12.45
Minnaard A.J.
Total synthesis of isoprenoids using asymmetric catalysis
12.45 - 13.00
Kvasnica M., Kořínková P.,
Oklestkova J., Mikulík J., Bazgier V.,
Strnad M.
Design and synthesis of novel aryl analogues of brassinosteroids
13.00 - 14.00
Afternoon Session
Jacek Morzycki, Adriaan Minnaard
14.00 - 14.30
Taber D.F., Bai S., Gerstenhaber D.A.
Organocatalysis for the 21st century: synthesis of morphine
14.30 - 14.50
Hurski A.L., Barysevich M.V.,
Dalidovich T.S., Iskryk M.V., Kolasava
N.U., Zhabinskii V.N., Khripach V.A
Synthesis of the long-term metabolites of anabolic steroids with
a Δ13-17α-methyl-17β-hydroxymethyl fragment
14.50 - 15.05
Yamaguchi S., Matsushita T.,
Okamoto A.
Ring-A-opened steroid: Membrane alkyne labeling enabling
effective Raman imaging, click chemistry and on-site chemical
15.05 - 15.25
Baranovsky A.
Solvolysis of 14,17-etheno-bridged 17-acetoxy-16-nitrosteroids:
Mechanism and synthetic applications
15.25 - 15.40
Bei M.P., Yuvchenko A.P.
Synthesis and properties of new derivatives of maleopimaric and
citraconopimaric acids
15.40 - 16.10
16.10 - 16.40
Antonchick A.P.
The development of novel methods for direct oxidative coupling
16.40 - 17.00
Hill M.
Steroid metabolomics in prediction and classification of
17.00 - 17.15
Poša M., Pilipović A., Bećarević M.,
Farkaš Z., Milić N.
pKa-Values of hyodeoxycholic andcholic acids in the binary
mixed micelles sodium-hyodeoxycholate - tween 40 and sodium-
cholate - tween 40: thermodynamic stability of the micelle end the
cooperative hydrogen bond formation with the steroid skeleton
17.15 - 18.15
Visit to the Opera and Ballet Theatre
September 6th, Tuesday
The venue of the session is the
Conference Hall of the Belarusian
State University Rector’s Building
(Babrujskaja str, 5a). Participants will be
transported to the Rectorate by bus starting
from the IT Time Hotel at 08:20.
Morning session
Mariano Venanzi, Vadim Demidchik
9.00 - 9.30
Venanzi M., Monti D., Drašar P.
Chiral nano- and mesoscopic structures by hierarchical self-
assembly of steroid-porphyrins: 3D vs 2D aggregation
9.30 - 9.50
Appendino G., Minassi A., Chianese G.,
Pollastro F., Munoz E., Taglialatela-
Scafati O.
Zerumbone: the fascinating chemistry of a macrocyclic
9.50 - 10.05
Adekenov S.M.
Distribution in the nature of sesquiterpene lactones with the non-
typical structure of molecules
10.05 - 10.20
Faletrov Y., Brzostek A., Plocinska R.,
Dziadek J., Rudaya E., Edimecheva I.,
Shkumatov V.
Uptake and metabolism of fluorescent cholesterol analogues by
mycobacterial cells
10.20 - 11.00
11.00 - 11.30
Dickschat J.S.
Terpenes from microorganisms
11.30 - 11.50
Rimpelová S., Jurášek M., Strnad H.,
Pavlíčková V., Peterková L.,
Kmoníčková E., Ruml T., Drašar P.
Natural and semisynthetic sesquiterpene lactones in cellular
context: Focus on live-cell imaging and gene expression analysis
11.50 - 12.05
Adla S.K., Slavikova B., Smidkova M.,
Tloustova E., Svoboda M., Vyklicky V.,
Krausova B., Hubalkova P., Nekardova
M., Holubova K., Vales K., Budesinsky
M., Vyklicky L., Chodounska H.,
Kudova E.
Physicochemical and biological properties of novel amide-based
steroidal inhibitors of NMDA receptors
12.05 - 12.20
Schöne P., Keim J., Ludwig S., A.
Wessjohann L.A.
Enzymatic synthesis of artificial polyprenols
12.20 - 12.35
Sauchuk A.L., Litvinovskaya R.P.,
Nasek V., Sanko-Schislenok E.
24-Epibrassinolide pharmacokinetic studies
12.35 - 14.00
Lunch (Cafe of the Rector's Building)
Afternoon Session
Miroslav Strnad, Andrey Antonchick
14.00 - 14.30
Witkowski S.
Vitamin E and K. Analogues containing a modified lipophilic side
14.30 - 14.50
Strnad M.
Anticancer brassinosteroids and their analogues
14.50 - 15.10
Bičíková M.
Neuroactive steroids and vitamin D
15.10 - 15.30
Straltsova D., Chykun P., Demidchik V.
Effect of brassinosteroids on ion channels and signalling in roots
of higher plants
15.30 - 16.00
16.00 - 16.20
Kravets V., Derevyanchuk M.,
Kretynin S., Litvinovskaya R.P.,
Martinec J., Blume Y., Khripach V.A.
The effect of brassinosteroids on signaling systems and
metabolism regulation in plant cells under salt stress
16.20 - 16.35
Dzichenka Y.V., Usanov S.A.
Interaction of human steroid 7α-hydroxylases with
16.35 - 19.00
City Excursion
19.00 - 22.00
Conference Dinner (Cafe of the IT Time
September 7th,
The venue of the session is the Institute
of Bioorganic Chemistry NAS of
Belarus (Kuprevich str, 5/2). It takes only
a few minutes to get to the Institute of
Bioorganic Chemistry from the IT Time
Morning session
Rita Bernhardt, Sergey Usanov
9.00 - 9.30
Schiffer L., Brixius-Anderko S.,
Hannemann F., Müller A.R, Hobler A.,
Zapp J., Neunzig J., Thevis M.,
Bernhardt R.
Conversion of steroidogenic drugs by adrenal steroid
hydroxylases and production of novel metabolites
9.30 - 10.00
Nagano S.
Crystal structure of CYP90B1, which is involved in
brassinosteroid biosynthesis
10.00 - 10.20
Arroo R.R.J., Atkinson C.J., Bentley S.,
Burns C., Davies M.J., Dungey N.,
Flockart I., Hill C., Robinson T., Smith
L.M.J., Woolley J.G.
Developing Artemisia annua for the extraction of Artemisinin to
treat multi-drug resistant malaria
10.20 - 10.40
Donova M., Dovbnya D.,
Sukhodolskaya G., Khomutov S.,
Shutov A., Bragin E., Ivashina T.,
Strizhov N.
Phytosterol bioconversion as a platform for production of
valuable steroids: novel findings and prospects
10.40 - 10.55
Strizhov N., Karpov M., Sukhodolskaya
G., Nikolayeva V., Fokina V., Shutov
A., Donova M.
Development of mycobacterial strains producing testosterone
10.55 - 11.10
Gilep A.A., Vasilevskaya A.V., Shkel
T.V., Usanov A.A., Grabovec I.P.,
Kopot V.A., Lysenko A.P., Lemish A.P.,
Sergeev G.V., Dormeshkin D.O.,
Smolskaya S.V., Strushkevich N.V.
Identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis enzymes involved
in metabolism of immunoactive sterols
11.10 - 11.25
Strushkevich N.V., Grabovec I.P., Shen
L., MacKenzie F., Cherkesova T., Gilep
A.A., Usanov S.A., Park H.-W.
Structure-function analysis of human mitochondrial P450 steroid
11.25 - 11.40
Vasilyev E.S., Agafontsev A.M.,
Kokina T.E, Glinskaya L.A.,
Bagryanskaya I.Yu., Piryazev D.A.,
Larionov S.V., Tkachev A.V.
Design of new chiral nopinane-annelated pyridines with 2 and 4
pyridine nuclei
11.40 - 11.55
Solati J., Roudmajani E.G.
Antihyperlipidemic effect of Morus Alba L. on streptozotocin-
induced diabetic adult male wistar rats
11.55 - 13.30
Break, Poster Session
Afternoon Session
Jerzy Wicha, Vladimir Khripach
13.30 - 14.30
Common Discussion, Closing Ceremony
14.30 - 15.30
Lunch (Cafe of the IT Time Hotel)
Brewery Tour
The pdf-version of the Conference Program is available for downloading here.